Definitions

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  • adj. of or relating to topology

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or referring to topology.

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  • adj. of or relating to topology

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Examples

  • His first hypothesis was / is that the mind is made up of strata, rather like an archaeological site - this we call his topological model - First we have the surface layer called the conscious, the next the preconscious and the third and deepest the unconscious.

    Still Point

  • This projection of a punctured sphere S2 on the Euclidean E2 is not only topological, that is bi-continuous, but also con - formal, that is angle-preserving; and this was already known to the astronomer and geographer Ptolemy in the second century A.D. in his Geography (M.R. Cohen and I.E. Drabkin, pp. 169-79).

    INFINITY

  • The work by the Princeton team is part of an ongoing inquiry into materials called topological insulators -- substances that act as insulators in their interior while permitting the movement of charges on their boundary.

    EurekAlert! - Breaking News

  • They are called topological insulators and conduct electricity by harnessing a quantum-mechanical property of electrons called spin.

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7

  • The results, published online June 11 in Science Express, show a clear signature of what is called a topological insulator, a material that enables the free flow of electrons across its surface with no loss of energy.

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  • Science Express, show a clear signature of what is called a topological insulator, a material that enables the free flow of electrons across its surface with no loss of energy.

    EurekAlert! - Breaking News

  • For a given surface, such as a torus or even the (humorously named) dunce cap, the fundamental group is the set of loops in the space that have the following characteristic: each loop can be continuously deformed to one another, a relation known as topological space X, the fundamental group construction associates an algebraic object which describes the set of "holes" in the space.

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  • In the static state, pressure is proportional to - rho … which, again, is a kind of topological condition in the spin foam constructions.

    Boltzmann’s Anthropic Brain

  • Frederik (in action in the photo above) spoke about the subtleties in understanding the OSV conjecture, which is - if you’ve never heard of it - a nice conjecture relating properties of certain types of black holes to a seemingly irrelevant computation involving what are called topological string theories.

    At The Other Monastery

  • I’ve discussed the idea of topological defects before, over at Orange Quark, so let me start by repeating that description.

    Embedded in Montreal

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